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Drugs & drug paraphernalia

Remember: All listings and products must comply with all laws and regulations.
Note: These product categories have not launched on Amazon.com.au and are not currently available to be sold. The information listed below is only to be used as a guide.

Examples of permitted listings

  • Drugs approved for over-the-counter purchase that are not otherwise prohibited by Amazon policies and are appropriately described and labeled.

Examples of prohibited listings

  • Illegal drugs and narcotics, such as:
    • See, for example, Australian Institute of Criminology - Illicit Drug Types
    • Gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB)
  • Products that simulate the effects of any illegal drug, such as marijuana, hallucinogens, and opium-based drugs. Examples:
    • Synthetic Cannabinoids
      • Bayou Blaster
      • Diablo
      • Hannibal
      • JWH-018
      • Spike99
      • K2
      • Orange Crush
      • Mad Hatter
      • Bam
      • Dynamite
      • The Kings
      • Comatose Candy
      • Sonic
      • Vampire Blood
    • Seeds/Plants
      • Dimethyltryptamine (DMT)
      • Hawaiian Baby Woodrose or Argyreia Nervosa seeds
      • Marshmallow Leaf
      • Poppy pods, poppy straw, and poppy straw concentrate
      • Poppy tea (tea brewed from poppy seeds, pods, or straw)
      • Sonoran Song Mimosa Hostilis
      • Syrian Rue
      • Yopo Seeds
    • Bath Salts/ Plant Food
      • Euphoria
      • Pink Blend
      • Star Dust
      • Vanilla Sky
      • White Dove
    • Methoxetamine
    • Herbal Products
      • Blue Lotus
      • Damiana
      • Kanna
      • Klip Dagga
      • Wild Dagga
  • The following cannabidiol (CBD) and Hemp products:
    • Rich Hemp Oil containing concentrated CBD. Hemp seed oil and hemp oil supplements are permitted.
    • All non-ingestible products that contain cannabidiol/cannabinoid (CBD), unless there is proof they are made from seeds or mature stalks/fibers and do not contain resin
    • All ingestible products, including dietary supplements, that contain cannabidiol/cannabinoid (CBD)
    • Hemp products containing Resin or THC (tetrahydrocannabinol)
    • Hemp (or any cannabis Sativa L. strain) seeds capable of germination
  • "Drug paraphernalia," such as:
    • Butane Honey Oil "BHO" extractors and kits
    • Bongs and all related accessories
    • Dab kits
    • Pipes made from metal, most woods, acrylic, glass, stone, plastic or ceramic
    • "Rose in a Glass" pipes and similar products
    • Vaporizers and all related accessories
    • Wired cigarette papers
    • Nitrous Oxide Crackers and chargers
    • Drug purity testing kits
    • Grinders if indicate that are for drugs or herbs. These products are only allowed provided they have legitimate purposes (such as cooking).
    • Sniffing / Snorting / Snuff Kits
    • Snorters, shovels for snuff bottles and snuff bottles.
  • Products intended to defeat a drug test, such as urine additives
  • Substances identified by the Poisons Standard of Australia as a drug or chemical of concern, such as:
    • Clenbuterol
    • Dextromethorphan
    • Jimson Weed
    • Ketamine
    • Kratom
    • Salvia Divinorum
  • Controlled substances, including anything listed in Schedules 8 or 9 of the Poisons Standard of Australia such as:
    • Drotebanol. (See examples listed below.)
    • Coca Leaves, including all variations of leaves, tea, and coca extract
    • Codeine Ketamine
    • Peyote or mescaline
  • Products that the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has determined present an unreasonable risk of injury or illness
  • Products that are adulterated or misbranded
  • Products that have been the subject of a prior regulatory action.
  • Hallucinogenic mushrooms or any mushroom marketed as having hallucinogenic effects, such as:
    • Amanita muscaria
    • Panther amanitas
    • Psilocybe Cubensis
    • Psilocybin
  • Products that require a prescription or a medical professional's supervision or direction for their use:
    • Prescription Drugs and Ingredients
    • Antibiotics (including "fish" antibiotics, both over-the-counter and prescription)
    • Prescription Veterinary Products and Ingredients
    • Vaccines (including human and animal vaccines), such as:
      • Rabies
      • West Nile Virus
      • Distemper
      • Puppy CPV
      • Lyme Disease
  • Veterinary drugs that are unapproved for sale
  • Listings claiming that a product is intended to be used for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment or prevention of disease in humans and/or animals unless the claim is approved by TGA
  • Products or ingredients for which regulatory filings are required, but have not been carried out
  • Products intended for experiencing, or marketed for producing, an effect similar to that caused by an anabolic steroid, such as "Legal Steroids."
  • Products that have passed their expiration or "use by" dates
  • Opened or used products
  • Products that are not sealed in original manufacturer's packaging
  • Products labeled as "tester," "not for retail sale," or "not intended for resale"
  • Products that have been the subject of recalls or safety alerts. (See examples listed below.)
  • Products that have been the subject of criminal enforcement, injunctions, or seizures. (See examples listed below.)
  • Products marketed in a manner that imitates the effects of a controlled substance, prescription drug, or substance identified by the TGA as an unapproved new drug or tainted supplement.
  • Products containing ephedra or ma huang
  • Products that are not labelled in English
  • Products marketed to imitate a prescription drug or prescription drug brand
  • Products that contain deer antler velvet, such as deer antler spray
  • Products that contain thyroid, adrenal extract, or thyroid extract
  • Products that contain ingredients derived from sharks, whales, dolphins, or porpoises, such as Joint pain supplements containing shark cartilage.

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Examples of Drug-Related Prohibited Products and Ingredients

Illegal Drugs

  • Cocaine
  • Ecstasy
  • Hashish
  • Heroin
  • LSD
  • Marijuana and Cannabis
  • PCP

Drotebanol Products

  • Metebanyl

Ephedrine Products

  • Primatene
  • Primatene Mist
  • Bronkaid

Pseudoephedrine Products

  • Sudafed
  • Claritin-D

Ergotamine Products

  • Bel Phen Ergot S Tablets
  • Bellamine Tablets
  • Bel-Tabs Tablets
  • Cafatine PB Tabs
  • Spastrine Tablets
  • Urkf-PB Tablets

Chelation Products

  • Advanced Formula EDTA Oral Chelation
  • AlkaLife Alkaline Drops
  • Beyond Chelation Improved
  • Bio-Chelat Heavy Metal Chelator
  • Cardio Chelate
  • CardioRenew
  • CardioRestore
  • Detoxamin Oral
  • Detoxamin Suppositories
  • EBN Detoxifying Bentonite Clay
  • Kelatox Suppositories
  • Keto-Plex
  • Kids Chelat Heavy Metal Chelator
  • Kids Clear Detoxifying Clay Baths

Unapproved Remedies for Cancer

  • Activase
  • Agaricus Capsules
  • Agaricus Dried Grade A
  • Agaricus Dried Grade A Powder
  • Agaricus Strong Extract
  • Agaricus Sweet Extract
  • Amorph
  • APM Extract
  • Apritum
  • B17 or Laetrile
  • Best Curcumin with Bioperine
  • Black Salve
  • Black Salve Bloodroot Capsules
  • Black Salve Deep Tissue Mix DMSO (Vet. Use)
  • Black Salve Mix (Cansema Type for Vet. Use)
  • Black Salve with DMSO
  • Bladder Cancer Tea Formula
  • Bloodroot Extract
  • Bone Cancer Tea Formula
  • Breast Cancer Tea Formula
  • Breast Health - Breast Support Formula
  • Buffered Vitamin C Crystals
  • C-4 Cream
  • CanAlk
  • CancerGene
  • Cansema Black Salve Mix
  • Cansema Deep Tissue Salve Mix DMSO
  • Carcinogex
  • Cat's Claw, when marketed as a remedy for cancer
  • C-Cell 4 Destoyer
  • Cesium and Potassium Combo
  • C-Herb
  • Chloro Plasma
  • Citral
  • Colon Cancer Tea Formula
  • Comprehensive Prostate Formula
  • Coral Calcium
  • Coral Calcium Daily
  • Cowboy Sarcoid Black Salve Mixes/Kits with DMSO
  • Curaderm
  • Curcumin C3 Complex
  • Electrolyte Formula (Cantron)
  • Ellagenol
  • Ellagic Acid
  • Ellagic Acid 1000mg
  • Ellagic Insurance Formula
  • Ellagic Ultra
  • E-Mune
  • Esophageal Cancer Tea Formula
  • Essiac
  • Fungustum
  • Generations Black Salve Tablets
  • Immune Ace
  • Immune Max
  • Indian Mudd Mix
  • Indian Mudd Mix for Bet Use
  • IP-6 Inositol Hexaphosphate
  • Lung Cancer Tea Formula
  • Lycopene 25
  • Lycozyme
  • Lycozyme Extra Strength
  • Malignant Lymphoma Tea Formula
  • Medicardium
  • Men's Prosta-Life
  • Mild Black Salve Mix
  • Mild Black Salve Mix (Vet. Use)
  • Mild Deep Tissue Salve Mix DMSO
  • Miracle Mushroom Blend
  • Molex
  • Nasal Cancer Tea Formula
  • Native Herbal Tea Rene Caisse's Original Formula
  • Neoplasmex
  • New Sun Bital PR & BR
  • New Sun Flax Seed Oil
  • New Sun Grape Seed Extract
  • New Sun Green Tea
  • New Sun LIV Combination
  • New Sun NKC-C Agaricus Blazei Capsules
  • New Sun Super Sam (Super Sam Generic Samento, Cat's Claw)
  • New Sun Super Sam (TOA Free Cat's Claw)
  • New Sun Yew/Olive Combination
  • New SunNKC-C Agaricus Blazei Super Concentrate Vial
  • Ocean Treasure Coral Calcium Colostrum
  • Ojibwa Tea
  • OPC Extract
  • D.Q.! Herbal Skin Cream
  • Pacific Ocean Shark Cartilage
  • Pau d Arco Bark
  • PC Hope
  • Pectasol
  • Platinum
  • Prostate Therapy Tea Formula
  • Protocel Formula 23
  • Protocel Formula 25
  • RAAXII Extract
  • Red Clover Plus
  • RF 1000 Extract
  • Saw Palmetto Cream
  • Shark Cartilage
  • Skin Cancer Tea Formula
  • Special Tea Formula
  • Squalamax
  • Stomach Cancer Tea Formula
  • SunRecome in Packets and Capsules
  • Super Curcumin C3 Complex Eco Pack
  • Super Curcumin C3 Complex w/ Bioprerine
  • Surcan
  • ThermaPop
  • TNF-Max
  • Tongue and Oral Cancer Tea Formula
  • Tum-go
  • Tumorex
  • Ultramarine Omega-3
  • Ultramarine Shark Liver Oil
  • Uterus and Cervical Cancer Tea Formula
  • Very Mild Black Salve Mix
  • Very Mild Deep Tissue Salve Mix DMSO
  • Virgin Salmon Oil Gelcaps
  • VX-O
  • Wild Yam Cream
  • XX Sarcoid Salve Mixes/Kits with DMSO

Unapproved Remedies for Sexually Transmitted Diseases

  • AlkaLife
  • Burdock Extract
  • C-Cure
  • Colloidal Silver 500ppm (Liquid)
  • Detox Formula
  • Disintegrate Formula
  • DMSO Cream
  • DMSO Cream with Aloe
  • DMSO Roll-On
  • Echinacea/Golden Seal
  • Essaic Tonic Liquid Drops
  • EverCLR 3
  • Gene-Eden
  • Herdox
  • Herpaflor Complete Package
  • Herpaflor Daily Formula Tablets
  • Herpaflor Outbreak Response Combo Pack
  • Herpaflor Outbreak Response Tablets
  • Herpaflor Outbreak Response Topical Liquid
  • Herpeset
  • H-Guard Dx
  • H-Stop Dx
  • ImmuneGlory
  • Medavir
  • Medavir H-Elimination Kit
  • Molluscum Dx
  • O2xygen Force (Oxygen Force/OxyForce)
  • Oil of Oregano P73 Physician's Strength
  • Skin-Herp
  • ViraBalm
  • Viruxo
  • Vyristic Immune Support
  • Wart Dx
  • Wartrol

Unapproved New Drugs

  • Alboz Omeprazole
  • Aminexil
  • Aniracetam
  • BioAnue Laboratories manufactured products
  • Botanics Asia products, Pure Curcuma Comosa and Prostekt - Rx
  • Conceive Plus Fertility Lubricant
  • Diane 35 contraceptive
  • Durolane
  • Elite LGD 4033
  • Garcinia Cambogia, by Au Naturale Health Solutions
  • I-pill emergency contraceptive
  • Liquid Oxygen, by Au Naturale Health Solutions
  • Live Better Omeprazole
  • Losec A-20
  • Mantil
  • Marine Phytoplankton, by Au Naturale Health Solutions
  • Microgynon contraceptive
  • Nexcare acne patch
  • Nextime emergency contraceptive
  • Noopept
  • Olzep-20
  • Omeprazol Praol
  • Omeprazole by Cure Pharma
  • Omeprazole GPO
  • Омепразол
  • Omez by Dr. Riddy's
  • Ostenil Plus
  • Oxiracetam
  • Phenylpropanolamine
  • Piracetam
  • Priacemen
  • ProVanax
  • Reumofan Plus and Reumofan Plus Premium
  • Synocrom Mini
  • Topical Ibuprofen
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